Also known as three easy steps to Key lime bliss:
GRAHAM CRACKER CRUST
2 cups graham cracker crumbs
2 tbsp granulated sugar
3 tbsp all purpose flour
1 stick unsalted butter, melted
Combine first three ingredients. Add butter in a steady stream until mixed. Make shell in pie mold or pan, pressing graham cracker crust mix in bottom and sides until evenly applied throughout.
KEY LIME PIE CUSTARD,
bake and chill
1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk
5 egg yolks
4 oz Key lime juice
If juicing your own limes, zest them first for Key Lime Whipped Cream and set aside for later. Mix milk, egg yolks, and lime juice. Pour key lime custard mixture in shell until it reaches the top of the sides. Bake at 200° F, until custard is set or approximately 30 minutes, then refrigerate for 2 hours.
KEY LIME WHIPPED CREAM
2 ½ cups heavy cream
½ cup granulated sugar
Zest of 5 Key limes or 2 regular-size limes, finely grated
Place all ingredients in bowl and whip until stiff peaks form.